Kris Jenner and Mariah Carey join celebs paying tribute on 9/11 anniversary

Keeping Up With The Kardashians matriarch Kris Jenner and singing sensation Mariah Carey led a string of celebrities who have paid their respects on the anniversary of 9/11

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Kris Jenner and Mariah Carey led the celebrity tributes to make the 20 th anniversary of the devastating 9/11 terror attacks.

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Keeping Up With The Kardashians matriarch Kris paid a heartfelt tribute to the nearly 3000 people who sadly died two decades ago.

“Take a moment this morning to remember and honour those who lost their lives, the families and friends who lost their loved ones, and the survivors of the horrific attacks on 9/11,” wrote Kris.

“We’ll never forget the sacrifices made by the firefighters, early responders and civilians who risked everything to help others in the most incredible and unforgettable display of heroism.

“I’ll never forget that day, and my thoughts are with everyone who lost someone they love. “Life is so precious and today is a reminder to me to cherish every single moment I have with those I love.

“We must show each other love, forgiveness, grace, and be thankful for the time we have together.”

Kris Jenner led the celeb tributes to those people who lost their lives in 9/11

Singer Mariah also paid her respects for those that died during the terror attacks

And award-winning singer Mariah also paid an emotional tribute to those people that lost their lives during the tragedy.

“On this anniversary of September 11, I find myself remembering the shock and anguish we all experienced with painfully deep sadness,” wrote Mariah on Instagram, across an image of the Tribute in Light where the World Trade centre used to stand.

“Vivid images of the skyline I grew up loving so much, suddenly changed forever.

“Still astonished by how many innocent people were lost in an instant… gone forever but never to be forgotten.

“Thinking of all the families still mourning their loved ones twenty years after that devastating and tragic moment in our history.

“Sending out love and prayers to my fellow New Yorkers…and to us all.”

The World Trade Centre's iconic twin towers both fell after the terror attack

The model, Gigi Hadid, 25, who was only a young child when the attacks happened, wrote: “My heart is heavy today thinking of all the lives lost on this day 20 years ago

“I will never forget that day, and since then, NYC has become a city that has given me so much.

“Sending light and love to all the first responders, New Yorker’s, those who lost loved ones, and those affected worldwide by the tragedies of 2001.

“I am proud of the resilient spirit of NYC, and proud to be amongst it. May God Bless all.”

Musician Mark Ronson recalled sitting on a plane in New York on the morning of the attacks before rushing to volunteer, writing: “9/11/2001 I was sitting on an AA flight, 8am JFK to LAX when the captain said ‘there’s been a fire at the World Trade Center, we’re headed back to the gate to de [sic] plane.

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“I’ll never forget the panic, shock, despair and horror in the airport as people managed to call home and find out what was actually happening.

“They immediately shut down all the bridges and tunnels into the city so I stayed in Brooklyn that night at my dear friends Toure & Rita.

“Like everyone else, we watched the footage over and over, speechless. I remember watching the smoke and dust clouds from Fort Greene helpless, like it was another planet.

“The next few days, there was a huge overflow of people trying to volunteer and help.

“I already lived only 10 blocks from the towers, so I could get past the last checkpoint to volunteer without registering.

Nearly 3000 people lost their lives in 9/11

"I walked up and down the West Side Highway with a trolley cart of supplies and water and gave every last coat and sweatshirt I owned to emergency responders drenched in water, soot, etc…

“This obviously doesn’t compare one billionth to what so many gave on that day.

“I feel some sort of need to observe the loss and sacrifice of an unfathomably horrid event but I still can’t quantify it.

“What I do know is that it brought out the very best parts of the citizens of the greatest city in the world. To those who were lost, you will never be forgotten.

“For New Yorkers, you’re forever in our souls and conscience.”

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